Our Experts

Meet LDI Fellows whose expertise relates to improving care for older adults.

Kent Smetters

Kent Smetters, PhD

  • Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School
  • Professor, Applied Math and Computational Science, School of Arts and Sciences
Ebbing Lautenbach

Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MSCE

  • Professor, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
Ross Koppel

Ross Koppel, PhD

  • Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor, Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences

Improving Care for Older Adults Working Group

This working group brings people together to address questions relating to access, quality, and financing of care particularly relevant to an aging society and to disseminate related research. Care includes acute care, post-acute care, home care, caregiving, long-term services and supports, nursing homes, assisted living and other residential care options, hospice, and care received at the end of life. 

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